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Dimension Ordinate

Toolbar: Dimensioning > Ordinate ()

Menu: Insert > Dimensions > Ordinate

Keyboard: DIMORDINATE

Alias: DOR, DIMORD

Experience Level: Intermediate

Adds ordinate point dimensions.

 

An object dimensioned using ordinate point dimensions.

Select entity or point for ordinate dimension: Select the point for the ordinate dimension.

Text X datum Y datum <Leader endpoint>: Move your pointer to specify the endpoint. To change the text, choose Text. To specify the x-coordinate, choose X datum. To specify the y-coordinate, choose Y datum.

To change the text

Choose Text.

Dimension text <>: To change the text associated with the ordinate dimension, type new text and then press Enter.

For x-datum only

Choose X datum

Endpoint of leader: Enter the endpoint for the x-datum leader.

Dimension text <>: To accept the default value or to enter a new value, press Enter.

For y-datum only

Choose Y datum

Endpoint of leader: Enter the endpoint for the y-datum leader.

Dimension text <>: To accept the default value or to enter a new value, press Enter.

Dimension Aligned

Dimension Angular

Dimension Continue

Create an ordinate dimension

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